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Nusenda Credit Union Earns Platinum Level Family Friendly Business Award

April 1, 2024 - For Immediate Release

Albuquerque, N.M. – For the seventh straight year, Nusenda Credit Union has received the New Mexico Family Friendly Business Award by Family Friendly New Mexico for its best-in-class workplace policies.


Nusenda earned the “platinum level” distinction based on high scores for paid leave, health and wellness support, flexible work schedules, economic support, pay equity, community investment, and diversity and inclusion initiatives for employees.


“At Nusenda Credit Union we believe that taking care of our team is the key to the Credit Union’s continued success,” said Nusenda’s Executive Vice President of Operations, Michelle Dearholt.  “We are proud to once again be recognized for our award-winning employee programs and positive workplace culture that help make us a Family Friendly workplace year after year.”


The Family Friendly New Mexico initiative provides training, support, and various resources to businesses on how to implement family-friendly policies. The organization also provides annual recognition to companies that offer these great benefits


Nusenda Credit Union’s family-friendly policies and benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and family members at gold-level health reform standards; as well as “MD Live” telemedicine, which allows employees and family members to speak with local, board-certified doctors by video or phone 24/7
  • Wellness benefit to reimburse lifestyle and wellness expenses
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts; HSAs come with employer-provided financial contributions
  • No-cost wellness and employee assistance programs and on-site fitness center
  • Employee hardship grant programs, as well as clothing and technology assistance
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Immediate Personal Time Off accruals from the first day of hire, ten paid holidays annually, and paid birthday leave, as well as critical illness, bereavement, jury/voting, and medical leave
  • Immediate Wellness Time Off accruals from the first day of hire, up to 64 hours annually
  • Hybrid and fully remote working options, technology reimbursement, and flexible scheduling for parents and caretakers
  • Tuition/Education Assistance for full- and part-time employees
  • Free, on-site and online personal development training classes and programs, as well as career-path counseling
  • Employee Development Events featuring renowned speakers on topics of personal and professional growth
  • 401(k) employer-matched retirement plans with up to 9% employer contributions
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Family-friendly and fun holiday parties, group picnics, and more.


To learn more about Nusenda’s family-friendly benefits and employment opportunities, visit





About Nusenda Credit Union

Nusenda Credit Union is New Mexico’s largest locally owned and operated credit union with over 260,000 members and more than 800 employees. It has more than 25 branches throughout New Mexico in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Taos, Valencia County, Socorro, Deming, and Las Cruces; as well as locations in El Paso, Texas. There are hundreds of ways to join the credit union. Connect with Nusenda Credit Union at; Facebook @NusendaCU; Twitter @NusendaCU; and LinkedIn:

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Media Contact: Eric Harrison, (505) 610-0419 or [email protected]

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